Found 2,403 phrases starting with S:


S/RSAbbreviation of staff returns.Rate it:
sabre-rattlingA flamboyant display of military power as an implied threat that it might be used.Rate it:
sabre-rattlingAny threat, such as one company threatening another with a lawsuit.Rate it:
sac upAlternative spelling of sack upRate it:
sack outTo fall asleep, usually from implied exhaustion.Rate it:
sack upTo put in a sack.Rate it:
sack upTo force oneself to become more manly; to toughen up or man up.Rate it:
sacked outSound asleep, usually from a healthy exhaustion.Rate it:
sacred cowSomething which cannot be tampered with, or criticized, for fear of public outcry.Rate it:
sacrificial poetIn poetry slams, a poet who goes first and gets scored by the judges, but is not actually in the competition.Rate it:
sacrificial poetUsed other than as an idiom: see sacrificial, poet.Rate it:
sad sackAn incompetent or inept person.Rate it:
sad sackA perennial victim of misfortune.Rate it:
saddleA seat (tack) for a rider placed on the back of a horse or other animalRate it:
saddleAn item of harness (harness saddle) placed on the back of a horse or other animalRate it:
saddleA seat on a bicycle, motorcycle etcRate it:
saddleA cut of meat that includes both loins and part of the backboneRate it:
saddleA ridge, in the shape of a saddle, between two hills.Rate it:
saddleThe raised floorboard in a doorway.Rate it:
saddleA small tapered/sloped area structure that helps channel surface water to drains.Rate it:
saddleA block of wood, usually fastened to one spar and shaped to receive the end of another.Rate it:
saddleA part, such as a flange, which is hollowed out to fit upon a convex surface and serve as a means of attachment or support.Rate it:
saddleThe clitellus of an earthworm.Rate it:
saddleTo put a saddle on an animal.Rate it:
saddleTo get into a saddle.Rate it:
saddleTo burden or encumber.Rate it:
saddleTo give a responsibility to someone.Rate it:
saddle trampIn the Old West, a person who wanders from place to place on horseback.Rate it:
saddle upTo set and cinch a saddle on a horse in preparation for riding.Rate it:
saddle upTo set and cinch a saddle in preparation for riding.Rate it:
safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.Rate it:
safe as housesVery secure.Rate it:
safety in numbersShort for there is safety in numbers.Rate it:
safety pinfastenerRate it:
sag offTo skive, to not attend school when required to do so.Rate it:
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sag offUsed other than as an idiom: sag off.Rate it:
said and doneAgreed to and accomplished or finished.Rate it:
sail close to the windTo sail in a direction close to that from which the wind is blowing, but still making headwayRate it:
sail close to the windTo behave in a manner that is on the verge of being dangerous, improper or illegalRate it:
sail throughTo pass or progress quickly and easily.Rate it:
saintedSimple past tense and past participle of saint.Rate it:
salad yearThe inexperienced, youthful prime of an individual, group, organization or entity.Rate it:
salad yearsThe inexperienced, youthful prime of an individual, group, organization or entity.Rate it:
sally forth!An archaic military term. To rally and press the attack, halt the retreat and 'sally forward' with renewed fighting spirit and determination!Rate it:
salmon pinkcolourRate it:
salt awayTo save or preserve (especially money) for future use.Rate it:
salt in the woundSomething that increases someone's pain.Rate it:
salt of the earthA most worthy person.Rate it:
salt of the earthA decent, dependable, unpretentious person.Rate it:

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